Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ellen Malos talks about the early meetings of the Bristol WLM & Pat and Jackie

In this excerpt from an interview conducted in November 2010, Ellen Malos illuminates what it was like to take part in the early meetings of the Bristol WLM. Listen below for Ellen’s description of Pat VT West and Jackie Thrupp’s … Continue reading

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Next meeting – 18th April, 7pm @ the Watershed

Sistershow Revisited is happening SOON! (7th-26th May, to be precise) at Centrespace Gallery. We are looking for volunteers to help invigilate the space (so sit in, meet and greet visitors, guard the not-very-expensive equipment) over the course of the exhibition. … Continue reading

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New flier

The new Sistershow Revisited flier, which includes details of all the events taking place as part of the exhibition, has been designed by Jan Martin. Get in touch if you can help distribute around the sprawling city of Bristol!

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Alison Rook and her memories of Sistershow

Alison Rook is one of the driving forces behind the Sistershow Revisited exhibition. She donated a large amount of archival material which has been invaluable for reconstructing what took place in feminist Bristol, just under forty years ago. In these … Continue reading

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Personal Histories of the Second Wave of Feminism

In 2000-2003, the Feminist Archive South conducted a large oral history project that collected the personal memories of women who were involved in the Women’s Liberation Movement in Bristol. It was a vital project that means we have the personal … Continue reading

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My Friend Pat, by Ros Beauhill

Its getting to deadline time for Sistershow Revisited, and things are hotting up. At present I’ve been working on the exhibition catalogue, getting it ready to send to Jan for the end of the week. Massive thanks to Jane for … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day in Bristol

Breathing Fire are a Black women’s theatre group who use playback methods which is a unique form of interactive theatre enabling audiences to tell their own stories. People from the audience are invited to share moments from their own lives. … Continue reading

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